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Hector Serrano
Attendance and Welfare 650.369.1411
Ext. 22243

Vanessa Villalobos
Secretary
Ext. 22227

Programs under the Office of Welfare and Attendance

  • Attendance/Readmissions
  • Suspensions/Truancy
  • Expulsions
  • Child Labor Laws
  • Foreign Exchange Students
  • Alternative School Placements
  • Exemptions

Work closely with schools, parents and community in the administration of school policy relating to attendance, suspension, expulsion, readmittance, adjustment problems and child labor laws.

Assist schools in enforcing State Compulsory Attendance Laws.

Accept referrals for truancy and welfare problems from the Vice-Principals. Investigate referrals and prepare recommendations.

Assist students returning to school from outside agencies, i.e., California Youth Authority, Juvenile Probation, etc.

Keep schools informed of student admissions to outside agencies and assist students returning from such agencies to readjust to school.

Assist investigations and prepare recommendations regarding requests for intra-district and inter-district transfers.

Keep schools informed of student admissions to outside agencies and assist students returning from such agencies to readjust to school.

Serve as liaison between schools and multiple service agencies.

Accept family welfare problem referrals, counsel and refer to community agencies as needed.

Maintain adequate records on all cases.

Assist school personnel to develop preventative programs through the early identification of problems.

Assist counsel with school personnel and students in matters relating to work permits, employment, working conditions and the work-experience program.

Serve as investigating and recommending official in cases of residence change, as requested.

Locate students who register but who do not return to school at the beginning of the school year.

Serve on professional committees.